Money Chat with Drew & Ellie Holcomb + Ask Shannah

Being in a successful relationship, let alone being married, is tough enough but when you add working together, juggling creative projects, and three kids, you get to do a huge victory lap if you make that work.

Today’s podcast guests Drew and Ellie Holcomb joins us for a real-life money chat about being musicians, making the money work, dreaming up big projects like Drew’s Moon River Festival and Ellie’s children’s book, Who Sang the First Song and keeping their marriage strong.

What You’ll Learn

  • How to bring big dreams into reality
  • How these two musicians have build a life around projects that matter
  • Why they saying being on the road and touring is like dating all over again
  • The process of songwriting when you have two different approaches
  • Behind the scenes – how they decide what to spend their money on
  • The end of the year tradition they never miss out on (unless they have a new baby)
  • How they balance having kids with their dreams

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The Best of the Best Online Banks with Laira Martin + Ask Shannah

Online banks are the new avocado toast, and why not. Traditional banks serve up silly fees and often not-so-great customer service. The last few years have brought the revolution and evolution of some great online banking options, and our guest, Laira from GoBankingRates is sharing who’s the best of the best.

What You’ll Learn

  • Why do you think more and more people are moving to online banks over traditional brick and mortar banks?
  • Will traditional banks ever go away?
  • Are there any trends you’re seeing emerge from this year’s list of the best online banks?
  • I get a lot of questions about online banks with the most popular question being why would I consider switching to an online bank. Why would someone make the switch?
  • What about safety with online banks?

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The Tactical and Emotional Steps of Mastering Your Money with Danetha Doe + Ask Shannah

Mastering your money is like putting together a great recipe. You need a little of this and a little of that. We spend a lot of time talking about the tactical steps to money, but we also need to understand the emotional component that brings the tactics to life. Today’s guest, Danetha Doe is sharing her own money story to inspire you to master the tactical and emotional steps into one perfect combination.

What You’ll Learn

  • Danetha’s career and money journey that has taken her from the NFL to entrepreneurship, accounting and empowering women
  • How you can effectively combine the emotional and tactical sides of money
  • How to master your money without focusing solely on how much you have (or don’t have)
  • What you can learn from your own career journey that provides valuable money and life lessons
  • How to understand the emotions behind the money decisions you make

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Falling in Love with My Hometown Indianapolis

Sometimes when life gets crazy you just have to go home. For me, that’s Indianapolis, and last fall I had a chance to visit and learn why Indy is now one of the hottest millennial destinations to visit. It’s got so much to offer everyone whether you like beer, sports, great food, amazing hotels, or outdoor activities to get your blood pumping.

What You’ll Learn

  • What makes Indianapolis one of the best destinations to visit and to move to
  • What local millennials are doing to bring the city to life
  • What trends Indy is creating in the world of food, culture, and sports
  • Why I fell back in love with my hometown
  • How to stretch your travel dollars in Indy (and why you should add it to your must-visit list for 2019)

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How to Get Prepared for Tax Time with Diane Gardner

Tax time rolls around faster than we’d like each year. It’s already February, and that means it’s time to rustle up all your W-2’s and 1099’s and get yourself ready for this tax season. Diane Gardner, an Enrolled Agent, and Certified Tax Coach is joining us to share what you need to know about getting prepared for April 15th.

What You’ll Learn

  • How to get yourself prepared for filing your taxes this year
  • How the new Tax Act changes will or will not impact your finances
  • What to do if you get one of those tax fraud hoax calls
  • How to get prepared all year long so you don’t have to panic
  • What should you do if you’re a victim of tax fraud
  • What self-employed and side hustlers need to know about tax deductions

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Get the Right Mortgage for You with Brian Faux + Ask Shannah

Shopping for a house is a lot of fun. Getting a mortgage is not. Until recently, getting a mortgage to buy a house has been a hassle, full of stress, paperwork, and a lot of money that trades hands. Thankfully, technology and some ingenuity are changing the game. Brian Faux from Morty is joining us on the podcast today to share what you need to know to get the right mortgage for you.

What You’ll Learn

  • What is broken with the current system and way we go about getting a mortgage for a home
  • What happened that lead to the mortgage meltdown ten years ago and can we avoid it again
  • What makes for a good homebuyer
  • How can you prepare yourself financially to get a mortgage
  • What does the mortgage process look like
  • How has technology changed the mortgage process and why Morty is so original
  • How you can feel empowered during the mortgage process

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How to Not Die in a Disaster with Laurie March

You can’t avoid disasters – no matter how hard you try, whether they happen at your house or outside your house, you’re going to come face to face with an emergency. My question to you is are you prepared?

The good news is you don’t have to spend a lot of money but I want being prepared to be a goal on your to-do list. Today’s guest, Laurie March, the brains behind Know How Studios, is my go-to girl on all things preparedness.

What You’ll Learn

  • How to prepare for lots of different types of disasters
  • Why don’t we like to talk about risks (and how that could case even more risks)
  • Why you don’t need to spend a lot of money to be prepared
  • How to put together your “bug out” bag and what should be in it
  • How to figure out what your risks are when it comes to emergencies
  • Why a preparedness course is worth the investment to keep you safe
  • Lessons Laurie learned from losing her house in the Woosley fire

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Kick Your Student Loan Debt to the Curb with David Carlson

Student loans can suck the life out of you – I mean, you were just trying to get an education to get ahead. Today’s podcast guest, David Carlson, has got a Student Loan Solution to help you kick your debt to the curb.

What You’ll Learn

  • How being $100,000 in student loan debt lead David and his wife to learn everything they could about student loans
  • How to find the right student loan payment plan for your life
  • Why you need to be an advocate for your student loan debt (and how to do it)
  • Steps to pay off your student loan debt in 2019
  • Everything about student loan forgiveness plans
  • What you’ll uncover in David’s new book Student Loan Solution

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How to Make an Impact & Invest for Your Future with Catherine Berman

Arguably, peanut butter and chocolate is the best combination ever, but there’s a new kid on the block – the combination of your money and the concept of impact investing.

Did you know you have the power to change the world with your dollars? Everything you spend your money on sends a message. This is a concept I’ve become really dialed into the last couple of years, so I was pumped to speak with Catherine Berman, co-founder, and CEO of CNote, an award-winning investment platform where you earn a better return while investing in causes and communities that matter to you.

What You’ll Learn

  • Is socially responsible investing just a fad or a great way to invest some of your dollars for a profit
  • What has lead to the growth of socially responsible investing
  • What makes for a socially responsible fund
  • How CNote is working to tie your investing dollars with impact
  • What portion of your money should be investing in impact investing funds

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Get Your Money Game Plan in Place

Raise your hand if you want to get in a better mindset and smash your goals in 2019? No matter your goal is, big or small, you’re going to need a plan to turn it from a desire into an achievable goal.

What You’ll Learn

  • Why certain goals succeed and other goals fall apart
  • Talking through some of the goals that have worked for me over the years and how I was able to achieve them
  • Ask Shannah question all about the saving money crisis in America and my thoughts on how to ramp up your savings for emergencies
  • Introduction to the Money Game Plan Challenge to crush your goals in 4-weeks (it’s free too)

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